Map Reading Skills Hike

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Description

All day hike to teach and practice map reading/hike skills

Resources

Preplanned Routes
OS Explorer Maps

Instructions



Leader Lead Hike
30 mins - setting maps and discussing features/land Marks
30 mins - teaching compass bearings & Grid Refs
Depart on preplanned route stopping every 20mins to reinforce areas covered
Every Scout to practice leading the hike.

Tags

  • Hike
  • Hike planning
  • Hike training
  • Hikeing
  • Hikes
  • Hikes Away Badge
  • Hikes Away Badge, Hike
  • map
  • map reading
  • map work
  • mapreading
  • navigation
  • Navigator, GPS, Geocaching

Badge Links

  • Hiker - 12km journey
  • Hiker - Emergency Knowledge
  • Hiker - Review
  • Hiker - Technology
  • Navigation - Bearings and pacing
  • Navigation - Journey
  • Navigation - Map
  • Navigation - Map and compass
  • Navigation - Route plan